Rice is a part of our regular diet and is actually tasty. But are you aware of the fact that rice can act as a great face pack too to beautify your skin tone? Many of my readers asked about how to become fair using rice flour and here I am with the solutions.
Many complain about their skin tone being dark/dusk and want to become fair almost instantly. You should get one harsh truth in your head that no fairness cream in the world can ever make you fair almost instantly. You need to back up your natural skin tone and be proud of it.
Yes, if you are born fair but slowly you became tanned, that’s a whole different story. There are natural ways to get back your skin color. With that being said there are also natural ways by which you can enhance your face and skin tone and natural face packs will help you achieve this. This is the part where rice flour face packs come into play.
So, in this article, we will be looking at the top rice flour face pack remedies to get better and healthier skin. You need to make a routine of applying these face packs on a regular basis and over a time period of 30 days to witness visible results.
What is rice flour?
Rice flour is nothing but grinded rice forming a powder-like substance. Normal rice is taken and grinded in a mixer grinder to achieve the powder-like substance known as rice flour. We know how nutritive rice s for our health, side by side rice flour is also healthy especially when applied to the face or skin.
Benefits of applying rice flour on the skin
For many years rice flour packs have been a part of our daily beauty regime. It can be used to beautify your skin, make your skin smooth as well as play a vital role in removing acne and pimple from your skin. The various benefits of applying rice flour to your skin are as follows.
- Rice flour is rich in para-aminobenzoic acid which gives the rice floor its sunscreen properties.
- Ferulic acid present in rice flour has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which help in repairing your skin.
- Rice flour also consists of anti-aging properties (rich in Vitamin B) which makes your skin look naturally younger for a longer period of time.
- Rice flour is regarded as one of the best natural skin whitening agents.
- It has the ability to remove excess oil from the face, which in turn helps in reducing acne and pimples.
- Rice flour also acts as a great exfoliator which helps in the easy removal of dead skin from your face.
- Rice flour also helps in boosting collagen production which in turn helps in maintaining the smoothness and elasticity of the skin.
- Rice flour also contributes to decreasing the melanin synthesis process in your skin which makes your skin look fairer and bright.
- Rice flour also contains allantoin which prevents tanning and ultimately soothes your skin.
We can clearly see how beneficial rice flour is for our skin. Applying it as a pack with a combination of certain ingredients can help you develop brighter, clearer and smoother skin. We have prepared the list of top rice flour face pack remedies according to the type of functions you want to use it for. So, let’s begin.
1. Rice flour face pack for whitening skin and face
A rice flour face pack won’t ever provide you with instant fairness but using this pack on a regular basis would gradually make your skin smoother and fairer.
For regular skin and sensitive skin
Take the amount of rice flour as required by your face. Add 1 tablespoon honey to this flour. The honey acts as a great moisturizing and lightening agent. Add 1 tablespoon rose water to this mixture. Make sure the rice is grinded well. Massage this mixture on your face for 5 minutes in a circular motion. Keep it on the face for 10 minutes and wash it away with cold water. Make sure to not use it on your eyes.
For oily skin
Take 1 tablespoon of the rice flour. Add 1 tablespoon of gram flour to it. Take 1 lemon and add the juice to form a paste. Add a little bit of brown sugar to this paste. Further, add rose water to make the paste smooth. Apply this paste on your face slowly and massage. This paste will work as a scrubber and face pack. Keep it on your face for 10 minutes and then wash it away.
For dry skin
Take 1 tablespoon of the rice flour. Add 1 tablespoon of curd to it. Add 1/2 tablespoon of honey to this mixture. Mix it well and add a pinch of turmeric to it. Gently massage your face with this paste and keep it as it is for 10 minutes. Wash it away with normal water.
2. Rice flour face pack for cleaning your face
Take 1/2 cup of rice flour. Take fresh aloe vera leaves and slice them. Dip one piece into the rice flour and start scrubbing it on your face. This is one of the best scrubbers to make your skin feel hydrated and refreshed.
3. Rice flour face pack to remove wrinkles
Make a cucumber paste by smashing a cucumber and then grinding it. Now strain the juice of this paste with the help of a strainer. Now add this cucumber juice to 1 tablespoon of rice flour. Add half lemon juice to this paste. Gently apply this paste to your wrinkles and keep it for 10 minutes. Wash it away with cold water.
4. Rice flour face pack for antiaging function
Take almost 1 full tablespoon of rice flour. Add 2 spoons of curd/yogurt to it. Add 1 spoon of raw honey to it and mix well till forms a paste-like structure. Apply this paste to your face gently to form a mask-like coating. Keep it for 15 minutes and wash it away with cold water. Use this twice a week to see good results.
5. Rice flour face pack to remove tan
Mix 1 tablespoon normal flour, rice flour and Multani Mitti ( Fuller’s earth ) together. Add 2-3 tablespoons of milk to this mixture to give it a paste-like appearance. Now apply this paste on the portions of your body or face ( where it is tanned ). Keep the paste on the affected area for 30 minutes and then wash it away. Apply moisturizer after this for best results.
6. Rice flour face pack to remove dark spots
Take 1 tablespoon of rice flour and add 2 tablespoons of yogurt to it. Add 1 tablespoon of tomato juice to this mixture. Mix it well and apply it to your face. Gently scrub it on your face and keep it for 20 minutes. Scrubbing with rice flour along with tomato juice helps in removing blackheads and dark spots on your face. Wash it away with water. Follow this remedy at least thrice a week for effective results.
7. Rice flour pack to remove facial hair density
Take 2 tablespoons of rice flour along with 1 tablespoon of wheat flour. Add lemon juice of half a lemon to it. Add 6 tablespoons of milk to it. Add a pinch of turmeric to it. If the paste seems too thick add a sprinkle of water to it. Mix all the ingredients properly and apply them to your face. Make sure to properly wash your face before applying the face pack.
Apply a thick layer of the pack all over the face in upward and outward directions. Let it dry. Mix 4 drops of any facial oil ( almond/ virgin coconut oil ) with 6 drops of water. Apply it over the dried face mask. Rub the face pack with your fingertips till it comes off completely.
People with oily skin should wash their face with facewash. This helps you to completely remove your facial hair. Apply your daily moisturizer and you are good to go.
As you can see it is very easy to achieve flawless skin with the help of rice flour and minimal combinations. These are natural home remedies and do not have any side effects on your face or skin, unlike those beauty creams and cosmetics that promise you fairer skin within weeks and days and provide you with temporary miracles. Instead, concentrate on making your skin flawless in a natural way.